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 Raphael Dennett

Raphael Dennett

Deputy Director - Centre for Entrepreneurship, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, With Proficiency in Entrepreneurship (WPIE) pathway lead, Advanced Teaching Practitioner (SITE)


+44 (0) 1392 722554

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Raphael has experienced almost every aspect of entrepreneurship and enterprise during his years of starting and growing businesses across the globe.

He held the position of Entrepreneur in Residence at Plymouth University for 6 years and in this role, mentored and helped develop and grow hundreds of start-ups in almost every sector imaginable.

Raphael has also held executive positions in a number of global businesses which has given him a strong interest in developing economies and entrepreneurial international development.

Raphael has been developing and teaching programmes in a wide range of business subjects at a number of Universities around the world since 2012 and specialises in entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurial mindset and sustainable entrepreneurship.

He consults on Innovative Professional Development, Ethical Corporate Practice and Technology Enhanced Education and Training.


HE Roles:

Exeter University - Deputy Director Centre for Entrepreneurship, Lecturer (Entrepreneurship), With Proficiency in Entrepreneurship (WPIE) pathway lead, Advanced Teaching Practitioner.

Plymouth University - Entrepreneur in Residence, Lecturer (Entrepreneurship, Management and Business), Co-founder Centre for Entrepreneurship (FUTURES)

The University of St Mark and St John - Lecturer (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)

Corporate Roles:

Executive roles: The AE Group, Belzona, PR Consultants, Education with Technology, Blue Sapphire Media, Future Framework

Additional roles in a range of startups, NGO's, international projects and enterprises.

Research networks

Centre for Entrepreneurship

Centre for Innovation in Business Education

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies
  • Intrapreneurship
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Start ups
  • Many others